Westside High School

Westside High School serves 1,934 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Westside High School operates within the Westside Community s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1934 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,934 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 136 teachers
Westside High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 11:1
Westside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Westside High School American Indian Students (2000-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
Westside High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Westside High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
8%
6%
Westside High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
80%
71%
Westside High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Westside High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Westside High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.25
Westside High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
34%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,051 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,868 is less than the state average of $13,761. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,043 is less than the state average of $13,000. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Westside Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
2
Number of Students Managed 6,051 354
Westside Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 91%
Westside Community s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $5 MM
Westside Community s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $5 MM
Westside Community s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,868 $13,761
Westside Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,043 $13,000
Westside Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Transition Program At Pva High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westside Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loveland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OmahaLoveland Elementary School
    8201 Pacific St
    OmahaNE 68114
    (402)390-6455
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 311 students                      
  • OmahaCarl A Swanson Elementary School
    8601 Harney St
    OmahaNE 68114
    (402)390-6485
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 354 students                      
  • OmahaSunset Hills Elementary School
    9503 Walnut St
    OmahaNE 68124
    (402)390-6480
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 167 students                      
  • OmahaWestside Middle School
    8601 Arbor St
    OmahaNE 68124
    (402)390-6464
    0.9 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 929 students                      
  • OmahaOakdale Elementary School
    9801 West Center Rd
    OmahaNE 68124
    (402)390-6460
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 318 students                      

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